The Babylonian Woe
by David Astle
A Study of the Origin of Certain Banking Practices, and of their effect on the events of Ancient History, written in the light of the Present Day.
The intellectual faculties however are not of themselves sufficient to produce external action; they require the aid of physical force, the direction and combination of which are wholly at the disposal of money, that mighty spring by which the total force of human energies is set in motion.
Augustus Boeckh; Translated; The Public Economy of Athens, p. 7; Book I. London, 1828.
September 24, 2016 Subject:
Greatest Book on Money/Credit in Antiquity
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